Sunday, 16 March 2014

Picture Books

USA Writer and UK Illustrator
Randi Zuckerberg, illustrated by Joe Berger
Picture Corgi 2013  $19.99pb  32pp
ISBN 978 0 5525 7152 4
Themes:  Digital words
Dot is a bright little girl – you can tell just by looking at her picture on the cover – and she knows all about the digital world – tapping and tweeting, surfing and swiping and talking and talking and talking. Then Mum says ‘go outside Dot – time to Reboot! Recharge! Restart!’ and when Dot gets through the door she remembers there is another meaning to all the digital words but a place for them all in her modern world. This is a simply told story that makes its point in a cheerful and memorable way with easy text and really great images.
Year 1 up/ Age 5 up

Randi is an American business woman and  the former Director of Market Development and Spokeswoman for Facebook.  She is just 32 years old and this is her first picture book.
Joe Berger is a London based illustrator, filmmaker and Cartoonist. He is 12 years older than Randi. Google his name for details of the picture books he has illustrated.
Image of Randi from her website. 

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